Description: North Moreton House
Date Listed: 20 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 248731
OS Grid Reference: SU5618689530
OS Grid Coordinates: 456186, 189530
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6018, -1.1901
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NORTH MORETON CHURCH STREET
SU5689 (South side)
13/118 North Moreton House
20/06/72 (Formerly listed as North
Moreton House (Formerly
House. Early C16, restored by G.E. Street c.1858. Red brick base; large
timber-framing; brick infill; complex old plain-tile roof; various brick stacks.
Complex plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. C19 plank door to centre with
wrought iron hinges. Irregular fenestration, mostly of C19 casements and bay
windows. Straight-flight C19 staircase with shaped wood balustrade. All rooms
have C19 four-panel doors with ornamental wood surrounds. Dining room to left
has deeply moulded spine beam and massive joists; C19 fireplace; C19 bay window
with window seats. Kitchen to left rear: chamfered spine beam; C19 cast iron
bread oven. Study and sitting room to right both have C19 fireplaces. C19
shutters to sitting room French windows with wrought-iron hinges. C16 stone
fireplace with Tudor arch and moulded stone surround to first floor left. C19
arch-braced roofs to bedrooms to rear. Formerly Rectory Farm, then vicarage.
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.III, 1923, p.492).
Listing NGR: SU5618689530
Source: English Heritage
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